Delhi IT Student offered $186,414 annual package

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Sidharth is hired by Uber’s San Francisco office.

Sidharth (Courtesy of twitter)

A 21-year-old Delhi Technological University student has been offered an annual salary of more than $186,414 by a US-based cab service company Uber Technologies, The Hindustan Times reported.

Sidharth, a final year computer engineering student, will receive a basic pay package of $105,883, which goes up to $186,414 with other benefits. It is the second-biggest offer received by a DTU student after Google hired a student with an annual salary of $189,396 in 2015.

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“It was a delight to have received the job offer and I am now looking forward to move to San Franciso,” Sidharth told Hindustan Times.

“I had actually done a seven-week internship with Uber earlier. So this is a pre-placement offer that I have received. Along with me, I think there is someone from one of the IITs,” he said.

Sidharth’s father works as a consultant and his mother transcribes speeches as a freelancer. He is an alumnus of Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj. He scored 95.4% in his Class 12 board examinations, with 98 out of 100 in computer science and mathematics, the Hindustan Times reported.

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He wants to travel around the world with the money from his new job, the national daily reported.

“From the beginning, I wanted to do computer science engineering and with my score I was not getting the subject at any of the IITs. Moreover, I love Delhi and did not want to move from here,” Sidharth said.

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“I loved playing video games, FIFA series, football and I also manage to play a guitar, though I sing terribly,” he added.

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